CBD-FM

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CBD-FM
Cbc radio one saint-john.svg
City Saint John, New Brunswick
Broadcast area Southwestern New Brunswick
Branding CBC Radio One Saint John
Frequency 91.3 MHz (FM)
First air date October 15, 1964
Format News/Talk
ERP 80,000 watts horizontal[1]
HAAT 395.0 meters (1,295.9 ft)
Class C
Transmitter coordinates 45°28′39″N 66°13′59″W / 45.4775°N 66.2331°W / 45.4775; -66.2331
Owner Canadian Broadcasting Corporation
Sister stations CBAT-DT, CBZ-FM
Website CBC New Brunswick

CBD-FM is a Canadian radio station broadcasting at 91.3 MHz from Saint John, New Brunswick and is the local Radio One station of the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation.

History[edit]

CBD was launched on October 15, 1964 at 1110 on the AM band. Prior to its launch, CBC Radio programming was aired on private affiliate CHSJ 1150. A simulcast on FM 91.3 began in 1981 before the AM transmitter was shut down in 1988.[2][3]

Local programming[edit]

CBD-FM currently produces news and current-affairs programs Information Morning which airs from 6:00 a.m. to 8:37 a.m. weekdays on CBD-FM.

Staff[edit]

Current[edit]

  • Hance Colburne - Host of Information Morning
  • Steven Webb - Executive Producer, Saint John
  • Sarah Trainor - Morning news editor, CBC News
  • Peter Coade - Information Morning meteorologist
  • Rachel Cave - CBC News
  • Robert Jones - CBC News
  • Connell Smith - CBC News
  • Bobbi-Jean MacKinnon - CBC News

Former[edit]

  • Roy Geldart, newsreader for/co-host of Information Morning (now retired)
  • Costas Halavrezos, former host of The Rolling Home Show
  • Jeff Collins, former host with above, then host at CBC Calgary ( now retired )
  • Stan Carew (currently host of Weekend Mornings, produced at CBHA-FM Halifax- died July 6, 2015)
  • Brent Bambury (currently host of GO! on CBC Radio One)
  • Harvey MacLeod, producer of MainStreet and The Rolling Home Show (now retired)
  • Gary Mittelholtz, reporter/host of MainStreet and The Rolling Home Show (died on March 15, 2010)
  • Jo-Ann Roberts, host/reporter (now at CBCV-FM Victoria)
  • Christiane Vianncourt, host of Information Morning (now with Rogers Cable)

Rebroadcasters[edit]

Rebroadcasters of CBD-FM
City of license Identifier Frequency RECNet
St. Stephen CBD-FM-1 106.3 FM Query
Grand Manan CBZA-FM 103.7 FM Query

On June 11, 2013, the CBC submitted an application to the CRTC to convert CBAO St. Stephen from 990 kHz to 88.1 MHz;[4] this application was approved on November 6, 2013.[5] On July 3, 2014, the CBC received approval from the CRTC to change CBD-FM-1's frequency from 88.1 MHz to 106.3 MHz.[6]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Decision CRTC 2001-442
  2. ^ Decision CRTC 80-292
  3. ^ Decision CRTC 87-569
  4. ^ 2013-0844-5 CBAO St. Stephen, NB to the FM band, CRTC, June 11, 2013
  5. ^ Broadcasting Decision CRTC 2013-590, CBD-FM Saint John – New transmitter in St. Stephen, CRTC, November 6, 2013
  6. ^ Broadcasting Decision CRTC 2014-352, CBD-FM Saint John and its transmitter CBD-FM-1 St. Stephen – Licence amendment, CRTC, July 3, 2014

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